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Usaha untuk mengharmonikan undang-undang syariah dan sivil bukanlah sesuatu yang baharu. Cuma, usaha itu sering kali dibayangi konflik perundangan antara kedua-dua undang-undang berkenaan. Konflik tersebut menjadikan usaha berkenaan seolah-olah sesuatu yang sia-sia. Aspek perbezaan bidang kuasa dan amalan perundangan, antara hujah yang sering digunakan.......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

Sebuah institusi pengajian Islam hari ini mencadangkan pertikaian hak penjagaan anak melibatkan pasangan Islam dan bukan Islam diselesaikan oleh tribunal khas dan bukan di mahkamah sama ada syariah atau sivil. Insitut Kajian Tinggi Islam Antarabangsa Malaysia (IAIS) berkata cara itu dapat memberikan keadilan kepada kedua-dua pihak serta merungkai polemik yang berlaku dalam kes seumpama itu, ekoran percanggahan antara mahkamah syariah dan sivil....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

Friday, 24 February 2017 15:49

Organ, blood donation acts of great merit

The permissibility in Islam of organ and tissue transplant and blood donation is supposed to be a settled issue here in Malaysia and elsewhere in the Muslim world, yet questions keep arising on whether this is also permissible between Muslims and non-Muslims.......................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

PADA 26 Mei lalu, Presiden Pas, Datuk Seri Abdul Hadi Awang membentangkan Rang Undang-undang Persendirian bagi meminda seksyen 2 Akta Mahkamah Syariah (Bidang Kuasa Jenayah) 1965 (Pindaan 1984). Tujuannya bagi meningkatkan bidang kuasa mahkamah syariah yang terhad iaitu denda RM5,000 sahaja, atau tiga tahun penjara atau/dan sebat enam kali kepada bidang kuasa yang lebih mengikut syariah kecuali hukuman bunuh....................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

 

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Wednesday, 25 March 2015 11:00

What Everyone Needs to Know about Shariah

The information on Shariah provided in this paper is organized in 52 pages and eight sections, all in question and answer format, and is reflective of the classical Shariah positions and how they are applied or feature in the present-day Muslim countries. Some of the areas where modern reforms and Islamic revivalism of the latter part of twentieth century might have introduced changes are also mentioned. Each section features a number of questions of general interest, some topical and others informative of the state of the art. The purpose is not to provide exhaustive details on any of the themes discussed but to introduce Shariah in a nutshell, as it were, to readers with various levels of familiarity with the subject, Muslims and non-Muslims alike.................Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

Tuesday, 09 September 2014 16:00

Islamic law and the rules of war

More than a millennium before the codification of the Geneva Conventions, most of the fundamental categories of protection could be found in Islamic teachings.

With the majority of today’s conflicts taking place in Muslim countries or involving Muslim combatants, aid agencies are operating - arguably more than ever before - in situations where Islamic norms govern the terrain in which they work. Islamic law contains a rich but complex set of rules on the protection of civilians. But can that centuries-old canon be reconciled with modern international humanitarian norms?

This report explores the tension (and overlap) between Islamic jurisprudence and international humanitarian law: reporting on how jihadists are interpreting Islamic edicts, and how humanitarians are using those same principles to further access. Read full article at: http://www.middleeasteye.net/essays/islamic-law-and-rules-war-1006257473

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